Theatre Review: If only every Blind Date could end this well! 13

Blind Date, the sexy sweet improvisational wonder currently filling the house at GCTC, is deceptively simple yet ingenious. It’s an implausibly risky premise all right—not only that a drop-dead- gorgeous girl like Mimi would get stood up on a blind date in the first place…

Rupi Kaur's legacy solidified as book tour wraps in Ottawa 1

what can I do to make this mountain taller, so the women after me, can see farther – legacy, rupi kaur   Rupi Kaur, online poet extraordinaire, while shorter in stature, stands as a tall, beautiful mountain in front of a crowd of adoring fans…

Theatre Review: Ordinary Days is better than ordinary 3
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Ordinary Days, the musical now playing at the Great Canadian Theater Company, examines the ordinariness of day-to- day foibles, the randomness of chance encounters and the extraordinarily life-changing outcomes that sometimes emerge from both. Someone loses a notebook. Its finder arranges to return it and…

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Food and wine lovers seeking to elevate their repertoire of culinary delights turned out in high numbers on Saturday night at the 2017 Ottawa Wine and Food Festival (OWFF). Event coordinators surpassed all expectations by curating a balance between sublime food offerings and copious selections…

Review of Bear & Co.’s No Way To Say Goodbye: Songs of  Leonard Cohen at The Gladstone 3
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Bear & Co., you have a hit on your hands.  You need to promote it, tour it, get it out there and nudge this show toward the runaway success it’s poised to become. Your arrangement and production will grab the interest of theatre companies across North America…

Review of GCTC’s You Are Happy But Are We Happy?
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For the vast majority of us, purportedly 92% of the population, we seek love. Love in the form of a partner to go through life with. A person to hold hands with. Someone to gaze limpidly into our love-struck eyes, to tell us we’re loved….

Ottawa Bluesfest 2017: PAT TRAVERS ‘Makin Magic’
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Day four of Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 (Sunday, July 9) and while Pink had them poppin’ on the main field, rebel rockers and blues fans alike were once again huddled at the Black Sheep stage for Canadian guitar legend, Pat Travers (much like the previous evening…

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Left me feeling truly in awe. Rough Magic is an absolutely amazing show, both captivating and spellbinding. It is one of those fantastic shows that are so polished they shine. Staged by (award winning) Theatre Arcturus, Rough Magic blends theatre, music and aerial work to…

REVIEW OF “HIGH TEA: ANOTHER BRITISH COMEDY ” (OTTAWA FRINGE 2017)
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fast paced fun from a tremendously talented duo James and Jamesy made their triumphal return to Ottawa with High Tea: Another British Comedy. How triumphal: there was a line up out of the door on their opening night…of people who already had tickets and wanted…